Freddie Green's Life: Web Links

Freddie Greens children gave two and a half linear feet of their fathers saved papers the Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina:

A late photograph of Freddie Green by Gallery 41:

A brief biography and information about Freddie Green on the Downbeat Magazine Web site:

The Hulton Archive of historic photographs contains 3 images of Freddie Green plus a few Basie photos where you can catch a vague glimpse of Green in the band. The site requires a simple account set-up and log-in to preview images:

A Freddie Green (and Grant Green) web site from Japan. This site includes Japanease and English language discographies with album covers.

Here is an interesting article about some of the guitar manufacturers and design trends that were prevalent during the height of the Swing Era. This site also has many nice images of archtop guitars, some similar to what Freddie Green played throughout the years.

An interview with Count Basie and Freddie Green at Interlochen Arts Academy by Miss McCray:

The All About Jazz web site has a page where visitors have posted jazz anecdotes. Check out the one by Jim Young about Freddie Green:

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